The Time Machine, H. G. Wells, 1895 (novel)

The Time Machine, H. G. Wells, 1895 (novel)

Comments: Excerpts read in A Century of Science Fiction dealing with the presentation of the machine to a room of educated men, and a selection focusing on the perceptions and sense of time of the Time Traveler as he makes his first foray into time travel. Intro by Damon Knight notes that other writers such as Twain and Dickens experimented with the idea of traveling in time, but Wells was the first to propose a “time machine.”

Author: Wikipedia: “Herbert George ‘H.G.’ Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English author.  He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing text books and rules for war games. Together with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback, Wells has been referred to as ‘The Father of Science Fiction’.”


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